Christina Adams Biography

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home_christinaChristina Adams is an American award-winning writer, journalist, author and speaker. She and her work have been featured by National Public Radio, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, LA Times Magazine, Gulf News, Khaleej Times, Dubai One, GOOD, Open Democracy, OZY, Autism File, Global Advances in Health and Medicine, WebMD and more. Her book A Real Boy (Berkley/Penguin) reveals the world of autism and her son’s early intervention. Her series “Autism and Beyond” airs on Autism Live at www.autism-live.com. An expert on autism and camel milk, she advises families and scientists from many countries. She enjoys connecting with people from all cultures.

Born in Washington, D.C., Adams moved at fourteen with her family to an Appalachian farm (see her quoted in Back From the Land by Ellie Agnew, Ivan R. Dee 2004). Christina won a Conference Choice Award at the San Diego State University Writer’s Conference, the CSULB Horn prize for best first novel chapter, and was nominated for the Mary Roberts Rinehart Award by NEA Fellow Stephen Cooper. Her work was been honored by the following magazines: New Letters, The Bellingham Review, New Millennium Writings, Brain Child Magazine, The Journal and Appalachian Heritage. Medical publications she has edited include “The Cornerstone Method: IQ Rise Found in Treated PDD children” with author and psychiatrist Dr. Gilbert Kliman. She has edited whitepapers for various companies.

certificateChristina served as editor of The Pentagram (the newspaper of the Pentagon), and worked in communications and public relations for the federal government, aerospace and insurance industries. She has a Master of Fine Arts (Creative Writing) degree and has attended Bread Loaf, Kenyon and Squaw Valley Writers conferences.

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